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Theme Park Tourist's range of in-depth articles covering rides, attractions and restaurants at Theme Parks are listed below. As well as previews and reviews of new rides, look out for "Top 10" lists and tips for saving time and money on your next visit.

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Saturday, June 22, 2019 06:05

Which franchises are the most important in Disney theme park history? Read on to find out.

Image: sarahsj, Flickr
Friday, June 21, 2019 07:13

I know, it might feel silly to spend a lot of money on your lodging without either the benefits of an on-property stay or the “Disney Bubble” feeling we all love so much. But, often, you can find something truly extraordinary in the Orlando area for a cost that is more in line with Disney’s moderate options.

Thursday, June 20, 2019 05:57

As someone who has ridden everything in Orlando, I have loved many attractions over the year. I've also felt disappointed by a few others. Here are the eight most overrated rides in Orlando.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 06:15

Below, we've taken a look at the six Disney Parks in the U.S. from above to highlight their opportunities for expansion.

Batuu
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 07:47

Here’s what Chapek’s comments mean for the future of the Disney Parks—and why his refusal to copy Walt’s model might be good for the company.

Monday, June 17, 2019 06:10

Let’s go behind the ride to learn how Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run works.

Thursday, June 13, 2019 22:16

The Happiest Place on Earth is now in its mid-60s. Since the earliest days, Disneyland has been the most famous theme park on the planet. In the face of lofty expectations and fierce competition, it’s maintained that status.

Image: Flickr, aloha75
Thursday, June 13, 2019 07:35

Disney does everything in its power to sell you on the fact that staying on Disney property simply makes your vacation more special. And, if you’ve done it once, you’ve likely understood exactly what that difference is — even if you aren’t able to articulate it. So, despite the fact that it can save you so much money, you often choose to bite down and spend the extra dough for an entire stay firmly inside the Disney bubble.

Why?
The Chinese Theater at Disney's Hollywood Studios
Thursday, June 13, 2019 06:56

Just when you think you have it figured out, Disney’s Hollywood Studios comes up with new surprises.

Image: Flickr, oliverfoto
Monday, June 10, 2019 05:58

When you return to Disney again and again, you begin to understand that the people who operate the Vacation Kingdom on a day-to-day basis aren’t a mysteriously friendly alien race, but rather, passionate people who are motivated by a desire to make your vacation that much more special.

Once you realize that, it’s easy to start wondering what jobs in that kingdom you’d most enjoy doing — whether it’s operating a magnificent attraction or working in a special restaurant.
Tree of Life awakening at night
Saturday, June 08, 2019 04:40

The best park at Walt Disney World isn’t the one you’d think…

Thursday, June 06, 2019 06:33

Here are seven of the best values at Walt Disney World.

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